The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 84 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.78% 0.11% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 4.43% 0.58% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
VMware ESX
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
158 171 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.50% 18.23% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 117 149 148
Average salary £45,000 £33,163 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.69% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (55.00%) SCOM
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (50.00%) vSphere
4 10 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 10 (50.00%) EdgeSight
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) SCCM
4 10 (50.00%) XenApp
4 10 (50.00%) XenServer
4 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 10 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (50.00%) AppSense
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) CCA
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Telnet
5 9 (45.00%) UNIX
5 9 (45.00%) Apache

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) Apache
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (45.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (45.00%) SMTP
3 9 (45.00%) FTP
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Telnet
3 9 (45.00%) SSH
4 8 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Account Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) BBC
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (45.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCA
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCT
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (50.00%) XenApp
2 10 (50.00%) XenServer
2 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (45.00%) Postfix
3 9 (45.00%) Sendmail
4 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCOM
2 10 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 10 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) AppSense
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco